Monthly Archives: December 2012

The ‘Merry’ in ‘Merry Christmas’

I was curious to know when the traditional wish for someone to have a “merry Christmas” began, especially in comparison to the “happy holiday” greeting which is now often used as a replacement. So, I found some interesting information from the … Continue reading

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The School of Prophets and the Last Days

            According to news reports from Israel, a new school of prophets is being formed in Jerusalem. Rabbi Shmuel Portman Hapartzi, founder of “The Cain and Abel School of Prophets,” asserts we are living in the “generation of redemption” and … Continue reading

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Why Celebrate the Birthday of Jesus?

There are some Christians who do not believe in celebrating the birthday of Jesus. First of all, they point out that December 25th is in most probability not the actual date he was born. Instead, some say for various reasons … Continue reading

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Preparing for Christmas

This is the time of year that we busily prepare for the Christmas holiday season: Shopping for gifts, attending parties, programs, and family gatherings, making those Christmas treats and planning meals, sending Christmas cards, and the like. But there’s another … Continue reading

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